House explosion in Rockford kills one, sends two to the hospital with serious injuries

Published: Sep. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - One person is dead and two people are sent to area hospitals with serious injuries after a house explosion in Rockford.

The Rockford Fire Department says it happened in the 2800 block of Lapey Street Tuesday evening. Debris could be seen surrounding the area.

Fire crews found one person dead inside what was left of the home.

It is unclear what caused the explosion, fire crews are investigating.

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